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2006 Marathon

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Runners take off from the start of the 21st L.A. Marathon. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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A pair of competitors in the Wheelchair Division Competition are neck and neck as they vie for second place at the finish of the 21st annual Los Angeles Marathon. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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Lidya Grigoryeva breaks the tape in the women’s division at the finish of the 21st annual Los Angeles Marathon. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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About 25,000 people particpated last year. (Francine Orr / LAT)
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An exhausted Ernie Gutierrez, 19, finds comfort on the hard pavement of Flower Street downtown. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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Runners take off at the start of the 21st L.A. Marathon. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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Lidiya Grigoryeva of Russia heads to race’s end. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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Benson Cherono was the men’s winner in 2006 with a time of 2 hours 8 minutes 40 seconds. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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Runners set off from the corner of Sixth and Figueroa in 2006. This year’s course has a new start at Universal Studios. (Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times)
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